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Rita M. Clinton - Director, Office of Human Resource Services

Rita M. Clinton

Ms. Rita Clinton serves as the Director, Office of Human Resources Services, in the Office of Human Capital Management for the Department of Energy with responsibility of providing a full range of human capital management (HCM) operational functions, employee work life programs, workforce service delivery, and day-to-day operational support for Headquarters in the competitive, excepted and senior executive services and for political and presidential appointees and senior executives in Headquarters and the field.

Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Ms. Clinton was the Deputy Principal Director, Human Capital and Client Services with the Department of Education. In this capacity, she was responsible for managing both Headquarters and regional operational functions falling in broad categories such as pay setting, employment/recruitment, classification, labor/employee relations, HR information systems, payroll services, HR development, executive resources, strategic human capital initiatives, reengineering internal work processes, measures development and reporting for the agency. Ms. Clinton has eighteen years of HR experience in a variety of human resources management roles. She began her federal career in administrative support positions rising to the Senior Executive Service.

Ms. Clinton has a proven track record of being a visionary and inspirational leader. She has received many awards and accolades in recognition for exemplary performance. Throughout her career, Ms. Clinton has inspired both men and women to exceed their expectations while building cohesive teams dedicated to high achievement and customer service.

Ms. Clinton obtained her Bachelors of Science in Business Management and Masters of Science in Managerial Leadership from National Louis University. She maintains active memberships in leading HR professional organizations. Ms. Clinton resides with her husband, Thomas, in Maryland and has four children.